Counties Established During the Lords Proprietors' Rule

     

The Original Counties of 1664
     

Albemarle County

Clarendon County

Craven County

1664 - 1738**

1664 - 1667

1664 - 1769
                 
     

Map of Original Counties in 1664 
     

North Carolina Counties to 1729 
 

South Carolina Counties to 1729 

Chowan

1668 - present*  

Berkeley

1682 - 1769

Currituck

1668 - present*

 

Colleton

1682 - 1769

Pasquotank

1668 - present*  

Carteret

1684 - 1708

Perquimans

1668 - present*  

Granville

1708 - 1769

Bath

1696 - 1738**          

Archdale

1705 - 1712          

Pamtecough

1705 - 1712          

Wickham

1705 - 1712          

Beaufort

1712 - present*          

Craven

1712 - present*          

Hyde

1712 - present*          

Bertie

1722 - present*          

Carteret

1722 - present*          

New Hanover

1729 - present*          

Tyrrell

1729 - present*          

Map of NC Counties as of 1729
 

Map of SC Counties &
Parishes as of 1729

Map of NC Parishes as of 1729
 

Maps of NC Counties With Known Towns / Villages - 1664 to 1800

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*Names remained but boundaries have changed over the years.

**Albemarle County and Bath County were sub-divided into precincts, all of which were later renamed to counties.
Albemarle and Bath counties were abolished on March 8, 1738/9 when all precincts were renamed to counties.


 


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